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Ingredients 1 lb. thick macaroni 7 tbsp olive oil 2 vegetable stock cubes (optional) 1 lg. onion, finely chopped 1 lg. clove garlic 2 lb. minced meat (half pork and half beef, or lamb, etc.) 2 tsps dried mint, rubbed 1 tsp oregano Freshly ground pepper 1 cup pureed tomatoes 1 tsp tomato paste 1 … Continue reading

Shrimp Saganaki

Ingredients 1 ½ lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbsp. ouzo (or Pernod) 5 cloves garlic, pressed zest of one lemon 1 sm. onion, diced medium (about ¾ cup) ½ medium red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced medium (about ½ cup) ½ medium green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced … Continue reading

Greek Chili

Ingredients 2 poblano peppers 1 head garlic 1 large onion olive oil 1 c. pistachios 1 lb. ground lamb 1 lb. ground pork 2 cans diced tomatoes 2 cans white beans oregano feta cheese Preparation Roast the poblanos, garlic, and onion in the oven (with some olive oil) until soft and a bit charred. Skin … Continue reading

Lamb Meatballs and Collard Dolmades

Ingredients 1/4 cup medium-grind bulgur 1 pound ground lamb 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint Salt and ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil, more as needed 16 to 20 untorn collard leaves Lemon wedges, for garnish Preparation Soak bulgur in hot water to … Continue reading


Ingredients For the cookies: 1 cup olive oil 1 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup sugar Zest of one orange 3/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup brandy 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda Pinch of salt 7 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup walnuts, ground coarsely Ground cinnamon for sprinkling For the syrup: 1 … Continue reading

Dolmades with Avgolemono

Dolmades: Ingredients 2 lbs. ground lamb 2 large onions, grated 1/2 cup minced parsley 1/2 cup long grain rice 2 egg whites (save yolks for sauce) 2 TBSP minced fresh mint s & p 1 jar grape leaves chicken broth Preparation Combine all ingredients and mix well. Rinse, drain, and separate grape leaves. Cover the … Continue reading

Avgolemono Soup

Ingredients 12 cups chicken broth 5 TBSP lemon juice zest of 1 lemon 12 egg yolks salt and white pepper to taste thinly sliced lemon Preparation Heat the chicken broth until it is scalding hot. Add the lemon juice and zest. Whisk egg yolks, then gradually whisk in some of the hot broth. Slowly return … Continue reading

Briam (Greek Baked Vegetables)

Ingredients 1 medium eggplant Salt 2 medium red onions 4 large garlic cloves 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, scrubbed, peeled if desired 1 1/2 pounds zucchini 2 large bell peppers, seeded 1/3 to 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, to taste 2 pounds tomatoes, grated or peeled, seeded and chopped, or a 28-ounce can, drained Black … Continue reading


Ingredients 2 lb ground lamb 1 finely chopped medium onion 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 tbsp ground rosemary 1 tbsp ground fenugreek 2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground pepper Preparation Mix together as for meatloaf.  Place in loaf pan and bake at 325 for 1 to 11/2 hours.  Drain off … Continue reading